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Collection Description

Collection Title
F. Gilbert Webb collection: Bach-Beethoven-Brahms Festival (1915)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 318 d.25
Programmes for six performances given at the Queen's Hall, London, between 19 April and 24 April 1915 as the Bach-Beethoven-Brahms Festival, held as a bound volume.

Concerts were given by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Henri Verbrugghen. Concert nos. 2 and 4-6 featured the Leeds Choir.

All programmes include the words of the vocal pieces, a list of the orchestral ensemble, and Analytical and Historical Notes by F. Gilbert Webb (some with musical examples).

19 April: John Coates (vocal), Arnold Dolmetsch (piccoloviolin and harpsichord), Mrs Gordon Woodhouse (harpsichord) and Miss Jenny Cullen and Mr James Scott Fleming (violin).
20 April: Bach, Mass in B minor, with Miss Carrie Tubb, Miss Phyllis Lett, Mr John Coates, Mr William Hayle and Mr Robert Radford (vocal).
21 April: Miss Sybil Vane (vocal) and Mr Arthur de Greef (piano).
22 April: including Beethoven, Mass in D, with Miss Agnes Nicholls, Miss Ruby Heyl, Mr Wester Millar and Mr Robert Radford (vocal).
23 April: Mr Evlyn Howard-Jones (piano) and Madame Kirkby Lunn (alto).
24 April: Brahms, Requiem/Beethoven, Symphony No. 9, with Miss Lilian Stiles-Allen, Miss Ruby Heyl, Mr Harold Wilde and Mr Herbert Heyner (vocal).
Date range of collection
1915 - 1915
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182 
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Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council